Course description

Basic Design B will cover the organization and management of visual information. This course will introduce the student to the 19 principles of design broken down into three categories such as Unity & Harmony, Balance and Contrast & Emphasis. All 19 principles will be explored in relationship to each other and the Elements of Design using a variety of tools and visual exercises. Elements of design will be related to the principles in order to enable the student to employ visual awareness and dynamics in the field of two dimensional design. Critical evaluation skills will play a key part of individual class discussion and group critiques.

Course details

Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Start Date: Feb. 20, 2023
End date: Jun. 9, 2023
Day/Time: Fri. 12:30pm – 3:30pm Fri. 12:30pm – 3:30pm Fri. 12:30pm – 3:30pm
Delivery: In Person
Campus: Kitchener - Doon
Cost: $329.25

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022. Spring 2023 registration opens February 27, 2023.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery